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Saudi Arabia Rejects Overtures From Tehran For Improved Relations

RFL/RE – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on September 5 rejected overtures from Tehran to improve relations after the conclusion of last week’s annual hajj pilgrimage. “If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law,” Jubeir said at a press conference in London. Iranian official Ali Ghazi-Askar, the …

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Iranian Family Launches Protest Over Concerts Canceled By Hard-Liners

RFL/RE – A family of four in Iran has launched a symbolic protest against the cancellation of concerts around the country on religious grounds. In recent years, dozens of concerts and cultural performances have been abruptly called off in Iran following pressure and intimidation by hard-liners who claim such events undermine Islamic values. The closures of the officially sanctioned concerts have …

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Firestorm In Iran As Politician’s Son Credits ‘Good Genes’ For His Success

RFL/RE – The son of a prominent reformist politician ignited a firestorm on social-media when he said he owes his success in life to “good genes.” The comments by Hamid Reza Aref, the son of former Vice President Mohammad Reza Aref, currently the head of the reformist faction in parliament, quickly led to a #goodgenes hashtag that has heaped scorn on …

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Trump’s Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing

VOA —A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump decides not to certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, it does not mean that the United States will withdraw from the multilateral agreement.

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Shirin Ebadi to Fellow Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi: Condemn Violence against Rohingya Muslims

Radiozamaneh – More than 100,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh as persecution and violence against them escalated. Shirin Ebadi, Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner has voiced her objection to Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, to stand for the rights of the Muslim minority. Aung San Suu Kyi and Shirin Ebadi Since August 25, …

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